Health Policy Workshop

June 24-25, 2013 ~ Hilton Garden Inn, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

Workshop Goal

The goal of ANNA's Health Policy Workshop is to increase members’ participation in advocacy at the local, state, and federal levels.

Workshop Program

Participants will learn about health policy issues and have the opportunity to visit Capitol Hill to educate their Members of Congress about the impact of kidney disease on their constituents.

Sunday, June 23, 2013
Monday, June 24, 2013
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Capitol Hill Visits & Departure

Congressional Visit Report Back Form

Participants are encouraged to complete a brief form documenting their Congressional visit. Return completed forms to Jim Twaddell, ANNA Health Policy Consultant, at; fax 202-842-8465; or 1500 K Street NW Washington, DC 20005-1209.

Workshop Registration

All interested ANNA members are invited to attend. Registration is complimentary; however, travel and hotel expenses are the responsibility of the attendee. Enrollment is limited. To request registration information, please contact Julie Atkinson at the ANNA National Office at

Virtual Lobby Day ~ June 25, 2013

If you can't join us at the Health Policy Workshop in Washington, DC, plan to take part in our Virtual Lobby Day on June 25. Click here for more information.


ANNA hosted a Webinar on May 15 to address topics related to advocacy, contacting your policymakers, and participating in a Virtual Lobby Day. If you were unable to participate in this Webinar, you still have the opportunity to listen to the recorded program. Even if you are not attending the Health Policy Workshop this year, the webinar provides valuable advocacy tips and information about ANNA's Virtual Lobby Day (June 25, 2013). Click here to access the recorded webinar.